Gaston County

Apple Orchard Farm

Address: 640 Mariposa Road, Stanley

Business Contact: Arthur Duckworth

Phone Number: 704-263-2635 / 704-718-4923

Email: appleorchardfarm@bellsouth.net

Website: http://www.appleorchardfarmnc.com

Date & Time: Open year round, Mon-Sat 9am-6pm. Call ahead for product availability and information.

Directions: 1.5 miles off Hwy 27 onto Mariposa Rd. in Stanley. 4 miles off Plank Rd. from Hwy. 16 onto Mariposa Rd. Look for the windmill!

Services & Information: Farm Tours, Meat Market, Orchard, Roadside Stand. Vendor at Mt. Holly Farmers Market. NC Meat Handlers License, member Goodness Grows in North Carolina and NC Agritourism Networking Association.

Items: All natural beef and pork meats, seasonal produce and apples, honey, garden vegetable plants, farm tours.


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Home Harvest

Address: 905 N. New Hope Road, Gastonia, NC

Business Contact: Jennifer Putnam or Danielle Thuot

Phone Number: 980-989-0435

Email: homeharvest10@gmail

Website: http://www.homeharvestnc.org

Date & Time: February - December

Directions: Contact for information

Services & Information: providing local food subscription service

Items: dairy, fruit, herbs/honey, meats/eggs, vegetables


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Lewis Farm

Address: 330 Lewis Road, Gastonia

Business Contact: Cathy Lewis

Phone Number: 704-84201208

Email: cathy@lewisfarm.org

Website: http://www.lewisfarm.org

Date & Time: October: Check website for times. Call ahead for pickup times the rest of the year.

Directions: Check our website

Services & Information: Restrooms, picnic shelter, wheelchair friendly, weddings, receptions, trail rides and horseback lessons, fall pumpkin festival, and carriage rides

Items: local meat, eggs, vegetables


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Maple Springs Farm

Address: 906 Dallas Stanley Hwy, Dallas

Business Contact: Harold and Patsy Lineberger

Phone Number: 704-922-8688 / 704-748-1488

Website: https://sites.google.com/site/linebergersfarm

Date & Time: Late April-Oct (closed in August): Mon-Sat 9-6pm, Sun 1-6pm. Hours may change with season, call to confirm.

Directions: From I-85 take exit 20, New Hope Road, north 4 miles to Dallas. Right on Dallas-Stanley Hwy (NC 275). Farm is 1 mile on right, 5 miles from Stanley. From 321, take Dallas-Cherryville exit (hwy 279-275). Go thru Dallas. Turn left on Dallas-Cherryville Hwy (275) at Rite-Aid store. Farm is 1 mile on right.

Services & Information: Farm Tours, Pick-Your-Own, Roadside Stand, Wholesale Available, Vendor at the Gastonia Farmers Market, children's activities, picnic facilities

Items: Blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, strawberry cider, blackberry cider, muscadine grapes, peaches, pumpkins, strawberries, traditionally grown vegetables.


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Mt. Holly Farmers Market

Address: 215 S. Main Street, Mt. Holly, NC

Business Contact: Scott Griffin

Phone Number: 704-827-7283

Email: kayesgarden2010@gmail.com

Website: http://www.mounthollyfarmersmarket.com

Date & Time: May through Aug; Saturdays 8am to 12 noon

Directions: Downtown Mt. Holly

Services & Information: local chefs and musician

Items: local produce and meats


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Oakridge Farm

Address: 1099 Patrick Road, Gastonia

Business Contact: Rosie Jones and CW Horsley

Phone Number: 704-853-0357 / 704-813-2457

Email: Osemfarm1@bellsouth.net

Website: http://www.oakridgefarm.biz

Date & Time: Call before coming to farm.

Directions: Take Union Road 5 miles southeast of Gastonia. Turn on Patrick Rd at the NC/SC state line. Off Hwy 557 on Oakridge Rd. to Patrick Rd. on SC side. 30 miles southwest of Charlotte; 15 minutes off I-85.

Services & Information: Vendor at Charlotte Farmers Market.

Items: Eggs, ostrich/emu, pork, poultry.


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Stowe Dairy Farms, LLC

Address: 169 Stowe Dairy Road, Gastonia

Business Contact: Tim and Gwen Stowe

Phone Number: 704-228-9826 / 704-813-9122

Email: stowe_dairy_farms@yahoo.com

Website: http://www.stowedairyfarms.com Facebook: Stowe Dairy Farms, LLC

Date & Time: Open Monday-Saturday. Call for hours and product availability before you come.

Directions: Take Hwy 321 south from Gastonia. Turn right on Crowders Creek Rd. Go approximately 4 miles and turn right on Stowe Dairy Road.

Services & Information: Advance Order, Agricultural Festival, Christmas Tree Farm, Farm Tours, Meat Market, Roadside Stand. Vendor at Belmont Farmers Markets. Heritage farm tours, birthday parties, hay rides, restroom facilities, picnic area available, custom designed tours to school classroom objectives, agri-educational/culinary workshops, summer farm camps.

Items: All natural, grass-fed beef. Eggs from free roaming hens. Christmas trees and wreaths, vegetables using organic practices, sorghum syrup. Sustainable Living classes and farm camps. Opening for the Christmas season around Thanksgiving with choose and cut trees as well as Fraser firs from western NC Mountains.


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